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Old 03-03-2017, 10:11 PM
 
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I think the list is subjective. All major cities have some extremely posh neighborhoods, however many fly under the radar because they aren't often mentioned in the Media.


For example, Buckhead Atlanta is no more or less posh than many of the Philadelphia, NYC, Boston, and DC suburbs.. it is just a more recognizable name.


I do agree that Beverly Hills should be on there, and probably Westport, Greenwich or Darien before New Canaan, CT.
Buckhead has a lot of celebrities who live in it. On top of that, it's where all of the ultra-luxury shopping in Atlanta is.
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Old 03-03-2017, 10:12 PM
 
Location: Lake Spivey, Georgia
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For Atlanta I would agree with Buckhead and its adjacent uptown neighborhoods and its across the Chattahoochee River in adjacent Cobb County, Vinings, but I would definitely put Druid Hills and Midtown's Ansley Park over Dunwoody in terms of million dollar plus homes (Buckhead adjacent parts of Sandy Springs, too, come to think of it) An honorable mention also goes to Cascade Heights and Niskey Lake in Southwest Atlanta as many refer to those lovely communities as "Black Buckhead".
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Old 03-04-2017, 11:11 AM
 
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I would say Boca Raton, FL is up there.
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Old 03-04-2017, 05:43 PM
 
Location: New York NY
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In Chicago:

Gold Coast
Streeterville
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Old 03-04-2017, 05:50 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Surprised no one has mentioned South Beach.

I wouldn't call that posh though. Posh doesn't mean wealthy, it means wealthy+classy+elegant+upper crust. While you may have posh people in some of the expensive condos, overall South Beach is a party type place and trust me, there's plenty of people who would not be considered posh there no matter how much money they have. If you were there on Spring Break 2012 you would know what I mean!
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Old 03-04-2017, 06:21 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Upper East Side of Manhattan, Nantucket, Mass., Martha's Vineyard, Cape Cod, New Canaan, Conn., Malibu, Beverly Hills, Cambridge, Mass., Princeton, New Jersey.

"Posh" is more of a British term, I think the more American equivalent is "preppy."
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Old 03-04-2017, 10:08 PM
 
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Glad someone mentioned River Oaks in Houston. It's a very large, extremely posh area of old wealth.
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Old 03-04-2017, 10:28 PM
 
Location: Downtown Phoenix, AZ
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Biltmore and Arcadia in Phoenix, AZ
Town of Paradise Valley, AZ
City of Scottsdale, AZ (north of Indian School Rd)
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Old 03-04-2017, 10:33 PM
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Location: Foot of the Rockies
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Upper East Side of Manhattan, Nantucket, Mass., Martha's Vineyard, Cape Cod, New Canaan, Conn., Malibu, Beverly Hills, Cambridge, Mass., Princeton, New Jersey.

"Posh" is more of a British term, I think the more American equivalent is "preppy."
Never heard a neighborhood described as preppy. I've heard of "upscale".
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Old 03-05-2017, 08:39 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Never heard a neighborhood described as preppy. I've heard of "upscale".
PREPPY IS A WAY OF LIFE: Preppiest Addresses
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